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DH-17 Run Interest?

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Hello!

I am currently building a 1:1 scale DH-17 blaster with Sterling bits, PVC pipe, a single point scope, and some machined aluminum parts. I aim for it to be on par with the screen used one in ANH, but also make kits available to make a ESB/ROTJ version. I also plan to make both trigger guards available to select from (since the real ANH version is very thick, and round one [made by the prop crew], instead of more pointed one seen on normal Sterlings.)

I want to cast in these rubber a la a "Hyperfirm." I will be offering these to both Legions, as per suggested by my garrison mates, instead of just making a great replica for meself.

I have no idea how to price these, but I was thinking $175 a pulled rubber blaster. Would casting all resin ones be wanted as well? Thoughts? Tips? Tricks? I NEED YOUR HELP!

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I'm a maybe on being in...but surely want to help out in the fun!
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I will SURELY NEED your help!
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My single point is on the way! Also, I may be taking a trip to Reynolds in Countryside soon for some more molding/casting materials. If you'd be interested in taking a trip there let me know.
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I didn't know Reynolds was that close...definitely.
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I'd be interested in one.
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Wouldn't mind upgrading the old Nerf myself. Have you posted in the Imperial Gunnery forums yet?
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No...I probably should cross post in more places other than here, the RL, and main 501st boards...

Also probably the officer forum. Thamks for the tip!
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Making a master list! I am pretty excited people would want a accurate DH-17. It definitely needs more respect as a Star Wars blaster!
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Rebel Doughboy wrote:Making a master list! I am pretty excited people would want a accurate DH-17. It definitely needs more respect as a Star Wars blaster!
You've got one interested over on the IOC forum too. I just shipped his boxes today to him. Looks like its starting well for you!
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